Embedding QuickTime Movies for Windows
QuickTime is Apple's high-quality video format. There are free QuickTime players available for both Macintosh and Windows. Many movie studios use QuickTime for uploading their movie trailers to the Internet.
In this section, I'll teach you how to insert a QuickTime movie that will play in Internet Explorer for Windows. We'll get to the rest of the browsers on page 288.
Figure 18.7. This is the way Internet Explorer requires the object element to be used. Unfortunately, the use of a long (awful) number for the classid attribute (which calls Internet Explorer's proprietary ActiveX technology) is completely non-standard and causes standards-loving browsers to ignore the object element.
To embed a QuickTime movie on your Web page for Internet Explorer: